The Benefits of Showing Gratitude in the Workplace

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Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This time of year, we tend to think a little bit more about what we’re grateful for – beyond that extra helping of turkey, stuffing, football and pumpkin pie. But the power of gratitude runs much deeper than that. If you show your thankfulness to someone, it makes them… Read more »

5 Questions to Ask Yourself to Determine if a Remote Position is Right for You

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Do you dream about working remotely – or, are you not so sure it’s right for you? Yes, remote work has its perks. Who doesn’t like to hang out in yoga pants 24/7? But … you may miss the daily interaction with colleagues, the grousing in the break room over lunch, and maybe even the… Read more »

The Best Time Management Strategies When Starting a New Job

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

How to Dress to Impress for Your Next Interview

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The outfit you choose for your interview is like the bow on top of a carefully selected gift: It pulls it all together into the perfect package as you meet an employer or hiring manager. So, just like all the other effort you’ve put into your job search, it’s important to get it right. Keep… Read more »

The Best Time Management Strategies When Starting a New Job

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Time is an irreplaceable asset. Once you lose it, you can never get it back again. During your first days at a new job, one of the best ways to get started on the right foot is to brush up on your time management skills. Time management is a process. It involves planning, prioritizing, and… Read more »

The Benefits of Workplace Relationships and How You Can Foster Them at Your Business

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Your people are your company’s greatest asset. After all, where would you be without them? Note that it’s your people – plural – that make your business work and help it grow. This means a team, a family, a cohesive group. Not everyone has to be BFFs, but they do need to get along and… Read more »

Don’t Settle for Less: 3 Tips for Negotiating a Salary and Benefits

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When you get a job offer, your eyes will automatically zero in on the compensation and benefits package attached to it. And even if it makes you do a happy dance, know that you can probably get more. This doesn’t mean you’re greedy, delusional or narcissistic in any way … in fact, employers expect negotiation… Read more »

The Dog Days of Summer: 5 Ways to Keep Your Employees Motivated

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Keeping employee motivation high during the summer months can be challenging, especially if your location is one where winters are long and that long-awaited time between June and September is sacred. But even in year-round warm weather climes, one’s mood just naturally shifts starting right around Memorial Day …employees begin to mentally check out and… Read more »